Games by Year: 1985

Little Computer People

Little Computer People

Little Computer People is an incredibly advanced life simulation game created in 1985 by Activision for the Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Atari ST and Apple II. An Amiga version was released in 1987. It...

Year: 1985 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2016-12-15Tags: real-time virtual life commodore 64

Monty on the Run

Monty on the Run

Monty on the Run is the third game in the Monty Mole series developed and published by Gremlin Graphics Software in 1985. Monty Mole, created by Peter Harrap, was a popular video game series in the 80's....

Year: 1985 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2017-10-21Tags: puzzle-solving

Ultima III: Exodus

Ultima III: Exodus

Ultima III: Exodus is the third game in the Ultima series and the first to be officially released by Origin Systems, in 1983. It was developed on Apple II and ported to many platforms including Commodore...

Year: 1985 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2015-04-17Tags: fantasy turn-based

Archon: The Light and the Dark

Archon: The Light and the Dark

Archon: The Light and the Dark is a 1983 video game developed by Free Fall Associates and published by Electronic Arts. The concept is similar to chess, but with real-time fights between pieces to decide...

Year: 1985 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2016-11-25Tags: real-time turn-based chess variants

Karateka

Karateka

Karateka is a martial arts fighting game and the first title created by the famous designer Jordan Mechner, author of Prince of Persia. Karateka was developed by Mechner for the Apple II and published...

Year: 1985 Genre: Beat-'em-up Updated: 2017-05-14Tags: fighting martial arts beat-em-up brawler

Kung-Fu: The Way of the Exploding Fist

Kung-Fu: The Way of the Exploding Fist

Kung-Fu: The Way of the Exploding Fist is one of the most popular fighting games of the 80s. It's a martial arts fighting game created by Gregg Barnett for the Beam Software and released in 1985. The...

Year: 1985 Genre: Beat-'em-up Updated: 2016-12-18Tags: fighting martial arts

Mercenary

Mercenary

Mercenary: Escape from Targ is a sci-fi action-adventure game designed by Paul Woakes and released by his company, Novagen Software, initially for Atari 8-bit in 1986. It was ported to several 8-bit and...

Year: 1985 Genre: Action Updated: 2018-05-24Tags: sci-fi/futuristic flight 1st-person virtual world wireframe

F-15 Strike Eagle

F-15 Strike Eagle

F-15 Strike Eagle is a combat flight simulator first released in 1985 by MicroProse for the Commodore 64 and Apple II. The game was designed and developed by Sid Meier, the creator of Civilization. The...

Year: 1985 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2015-12-13Tags: flight simulation

One-on-One

One-on-One

One on One, also known as Dr. J and Larry Bird Go One on One, is a basketball simulation developed by Eric Hammond and published by Electronic Arts initially in 1983 for the Apple II and Atari 8-bit....

Year: 1985 Genre: Sports Updated: 2016-07-10Tags: basketball sports commodore 64

James Bond 007: A View to a Kill

James Bond 007: A View to a Kill

GamesNostalgia pays a small tribute to Sir Roger Moore with James Bond 007: A View to a Kill, an interactive fiction created by Angelsoft for Apple II, DOS and Macintosh and released in 1985. A View to...

Year: 1985 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2017-06-04Tags: interactive fiction detective/mystery movies

Beyond Castle Wolfenstein

Beyond Castle Wolfenstein

Beyond Castle Wolfenstein is the sequel to Castle Wolfenstein, the action-adventure known as the first stealth game, created by Muse Software. Initially released for the Commodore 64 and Apple II in 1984...

Year: 1985 Genre: Action Updated: 2017-12-09Tags: shooter stealth world war ii freeware

Scarabaeus

Scarabaeus

Scarabaeus (Invaders of the Lost Tomb in the US) is a 3D search, puzzle-solving and survival game developed by Andromeda Software and published in 1985 by Ariolasoft for the Commodore 64. The game, designed...

Year: 1985 Genre: Action Updated: 2017-11-24Tags: horror puzzle-solving maze 3d 1st-person egyptian